The Romper You Didn’t Know You Needed

(And the fabric that makes it your go-to Summer wear!) A few months back I shared my first non-legging double brushed poly inspiration - a slinky, swishy, springtime skort. (Or, as grown-ups call them, "Culottes") https://www.pinterest.com/pin/139400550948845171/ The perfect drape and wrinkle-resistant nature of  DBP made it my go-to for other slinky-swishy Summer projects, like this Fenix … Continue reading The Romper You Didn’t Know You Needed

The Lace Tee (+ Tips & Tricks for sewing yours!)

About a month ago, I blogged a list of my favorite lace garments (complete with fabric and pattern suggestions to make them!). I even scratched my "must-sew-something-with-lace" itch with an off-shoulder lace top. But I just couldn't get the idea of a plum medallion lace tee shirt out of my head. This was *not* your grandma's curtain lace. … Continue reading The Lace Tee (+ Tips & Tricks for sewing yours!)

Sewing Sweater Knit: Tips for your Coziest Seasonal Projects!

Here in Central Virginia, January is just the start of our winter weather. It's usually reliable for at least one big snowfall, and months of looks-like-Springtime-until-you're-repeatedly-smacked-with-freezing-temps-and-accumulationless-precipitation. In other words: It's sweater weather. And when I saw the Cali Fabric stock of sweater knits, I knew I needed to make my own to see me through … Continue reading Sewing Sweater Knit: Tips for your Coziest Seasonal Projects!